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Title: Letter
Date: 1831-04-23
Volume: 6 Page: 179 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): M.G. Clark, U.S. Ind. Agt, Kanzas Agency;
Recipient(s): William Clark, S.I.A., St. Louis;
Contents: U.S. Ind. Agent, Kanzas Agency (M.G. Clark) To Genl. W. Clark. Discusses wretched condition of the Kanzas Indians; their depredations; their war with the Pawnees; need for agricultural instruction; Agency is within the Delaware lands; discusses bad influence of Indian traders; wants annuities paid at Cant. Leavenworth; asks for plat of the half breeds' survey.
Description: Copy of letter. 2p.

Title: Letter
Date: 1831-05-10
Volume: 6 Page: 177 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): H.L. Dousman, American Fur Company;
Recipient(s): Mjr. L. Taliaferro, U.S.I.A., St. Peters;
Contents: American Fur Company (H.L. Dousman, Prairie du Chien To Mjr. L. Taliaferro, U.S.I.A, St. Peters. Requests for a trading site on Red Cedar River - to trade with Sioux Indians.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter
Date: 1831-07-28
Volume: 6 Page: 242 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): And. S. Hughes, U.S. Ind. Agt.;
Recipient(s): William Clark, S.I.A., St. Louis;
Contents: U.S. Ind. Agt. (And. S. Hughes) To Genl. Wm. Clark. Protests against V.M. Campbell, Colin McLeod or James M. Hughes being allowed to trade with Indians; explains reasons; American Fur Co., Mr. Farnham, Mr. Plalin and Mr. Mitchell have his approval as traders.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter
Date: 1831-08-09
Volume: 6 Page: 269 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): Jos. M. Street, U.S. Ind. Agt., P. du Chien;
Recipient(s): William Clark, S.I.A., St. Louis;
Contents: U.S. Ind. Agt., P. du Chien (Jos. M. Street) To Genl. Wm. Clark. Sends returns for second quarter; Winnebago annuities soon to be paid; describes effect of whiskey on these Indians; had influence of traders; Menominees wounded are recovering; drinking causing trouble; lower band of Sioux complain they have not been given annuities; hopes these Sioux will not be attached to his agency.
Description: Copy of letter. 3p.

Title: Letter
Date: 1831-09-01
Volume: 4 Page: 268 (Microfilm reel MS-94)
Author(s): Wm. Clark, S.I.A.St.L.;
Recipient(s): Hon. Sctry War.;
Contents: U.S. Supt. Ind. Aff., St. Louis(Wm. Clark) To Hon. Sctry War. Encloses letters of Major Taliaferro and Mr. Bailly on subject of licensing traders within the Michilimackinac and South St. Mary Agency; suggests agents be given authority to grant license;has authorized Messrs. A. Bailly & Co. to pass into the Indian country west of the Mississippi.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter
Date: 1831-10-03
Volume: 6 Page: 330 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): William Gordon, St. Louis, Mo.;
Recipient(s): Hon. Lewis Cass, Secretary of War;
Contents: Gordon, William, St. Louis, Mo., To the Hon. Lewis Cass, Secretary at War. Experiences and observations on the fur trade and on the western Indians and their depredations. 1822-1831.
Description: Copy of Letter. 6p.
Comments: Headed: Report on the subject of the fur trade. Published in Govt. Serial 213 (22d Cong. 1st sess., Sen. Doc. 90, p. 26-30).
Title: Letter
Date: 1831-10-05
Volume: 4 Page: 284 (Microfilm reel MS-94)
Author(s): Wm. Clark, S.I.A.St.L.;
Recipient(s): Hon. Lewis Cass, Secy. of War.;
Contents: U.S. Supt. Ind. Aff., St. Louis (Wm. Clark) To Hon Lewis Cass, Secy. of War. Will report as soon as practicable on the fur trade matter, as requested.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.

Title: Letter
Date: 1831-10-16
Volume: 6 Page: 320 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): Felix St. Vrain, U.S.I.A., Rock Island;
Recipient(s): William Clark, S.I.A., St. Louis;
Contents: U.S. Indian Agent, Rock Island (Felix St. Vrain) To Genl. Wm. Clark. Gives list of the three principal fur traders in his agency with their returns; discusses trading problems. Has employed Charles D. St. Vrain as agriculturist for Sac & Fox Indians.
Description: Copy of Letter. 3p.
Comments: Published in Govt. Serial 213 (22d Cong. 1st sess., Sen. Doc. 90, p. 59-60.
Title: Letter
Date: 1831-10-24
Volume: 6 Page: 322 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): Jos. M. Street, U.S.I.A., P. du Chien;
Recipient(s): William Clark, S.I.A., St. Louis;
Contents: U.S. Ind. Agt., P. du Chien (Jos. M. Street) To Genl. Wm. Clark. Mentions son's injury; is sending Sec. of War information on fur trade; Winnebagoes peacable; discusses aid given Menominees surviving late massacre; is clad murderers are being demanded; Indians have got idea U.S. is afraid of the Sacs & Foxes; discusses agency matters - needs more money to build agency house.
Description: Copy of letter. 5p.

Title: Letter
Date: 1831-10-25
Volume: 6 Page: 337 (Microfilm reel MS-95)
Author(s): John Dougherty, U.S.I.A., Upper Mo. Agency;
Recipient(s): William Clark, S.I.A., St. Louis;
Contents: U.S.I.A. Upper Mo. Ag. (John Dougherty) To Genl. Wm.Clark. Report on fur trade; enclosing following tables: A.Statement showing numbers of Am. citizens who have been killed by Indians while engaged in the Fur trade B. Showing robberies of Am. citizens while so engaged, C.The Fur Trade on the Mo. River & tributaries including Rocky Mts., commencing 1815 and ending 1830.
Description: Copy of letter. 12 p. (Including statements A, B. & C.)
Comments: The letter was published in Govt. Serial 213 (22d Cong. 1st sess., Sen.Doc.90, p. 51-53, but the statements A, B and C are not published therein.
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